Building a mobile product is hard work, even after you have learned Xamarin
You need to validate your idea, create logos, decide how to monitise, launch to the App Stores and let's not forget market your product to potential users and customers.
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UnoConf 2020 – Virtual & Free
Learn how to build cross-platform, single source, Web-Mobile-Desktop applications with C# and XAML only at Uno Platform’s annual conference. Speakers from Microsoft, Uno Platform core OSS team and community.
Resources to learn mobile development
Resources to get you started with learning Xamarin including the XamU content.
Using Xamarin University resources to learn mobile development by The First Prototype
SpecFlow BDD Testing with Xamarin.Forms!
Udara explores the possibilities of the awesome SpecFlow Behavior Driven Testing Framework with Xamarin.Forms!
XAMVVM-03 SpecFlow BDD UnitTesting with Xamarin.Forms! by Udara Alwis
10 Visual Studio Navigation Productivity Tips
A large code base is a complex asset. Visual Studio is a complex environment. In this context developers spend a significant part of their time searching and navigating across code elements and the multiple IDE tools and options.
10 Visual Studio Navigation Productivity Tips by Patrick Smacchia
Building a styleable “Content Button”
What do you do when you need a more flexible button than the one that is shipped with Xamarin.Forms? If you are Daniel Hindrikes you create your own and jam in PancakeViewfor good measure.
Building a styleable “Content Button” using PancakeView by Daniel Hindrikes
Code Snippet Strategies
Glenn shares his favorite snippets, including comet. He also shares when and how he uses snippets as well.
Building an ERP Application with Xamarin.Forms
The Telerik ERP is a fully functional, feature-rich cross-platform enterprise resource management app build with Telerik’s high-performant UI controls for Xamarin, Microsoft Azure’s services & the MvvmCross framework. Even if you dont' use Telerik controls, you might be interest to dig into the source code.
Building a High-Performant ERP Application with Xamarin.Forms, MvvmCross & Telerik UI for Xamarin by Atanas Popatanasov
SwipeView in Xamarin Forms
The swipe action is pretty much common place these days. Xamarin.Forms has a SwipeView which makes adding a swipe action to your application a piece-of-cake.
Real Estate Property details UI
Creating a nice looking Real Estate UI in Xamarin.Forms with Leomaris.
Replicating Real Estate Property details UI in Xamarin Forms by Leomaris Reyes
Improving CollectionView Scrolling
Brandon improves the performance of the CollectionView by removing bindings from DataTemplate and increasing the size of the Android Nursery which decreases the frequency of garbage collections.
App Themes for Xamarin.Forms
All major OSes now support dark and light app themes, and Xamarin.Forms 4.7 has arrived to make this easy to add to your applications.
Learn How to Add App Themes for Xamarin.Forms : Xamarin Blog by David Ortinau
Using Firebase Databases
Firebase is a popular choice of database for many native android developers. Can you use it with Xamarin.Forms? Of course you can, let Thiago show you how.
Note: Post is in Portuguese
Progress Ring with Counter
See how to build a progress ring with a counter in the middle.
Xamarin Forms Progress Ring with Counter – Welcome to Xamarin Guy Show Blog by samirgc
Introducing C# Markup for Xamarin.Forms
Xamarin.Forms 4.6 introduced C# Markup, a set of fluent helpers and classes that aim to make UI development in C# a joy.
Introducing C# Markup for Xamarin.Forms by Vincent Hoogendoorn
Disable bounce effect on CollectionView
If you've ever wanted to get rid of the bounce effect on the CollectionView then Gerald has a solution for you.
Disable bounce effect on CollectionView in your Xamarin.Forms iOS app by Gerald Versluis
Understanding .NET MAUI and the future of Xamarin
The move towards Maui can seem scary to some Xamarin developers. But it's not bad, it's just Xamarin growing up.
Understanding .NET MAUI and the future of Xamarin by Simon Bisson
Xamarin.Forms - Debugging WebView
Sometimes you need to be able to debug the WebView in Xamarin.Forms. Here is how you can do it.
NUGET OF THE WEEK
Range Slider Control
Andrei gives us a really cool Xamarin.Forms Range Slider control which allows your users to specify values between a range of values.
PODCASTS & VIDEOS
Merge Conflict 210 - I Should Buy a Mac Mini Every Summer
Beta summers, favorite C# 9 features, best new cross-platform app frameworks, and USB-C on this week's lightning topics!
Inverter Converter and Xamarin.Forms 4.7
Xamarin.Forms 4.7 is out and the Inverter Converter is all the rage!! This month James and Matt run down the rest of the great features in Xamarin.Forms 4.7
Hot Restart - Easily Debug to iOS Devices
This week, James is joined by Maddy Leger, Program Manager for Xamarin Tooling, who shows off Hot Restart, one of the coolest new features of Xamarin.
Hot Restart - Easily Debug to iOS Devices by James Montemagno